|124th MAINE LEGISLATURE
|An Act To End Discrimination in Civil Marriage and Affirm Religious Freedom
|Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
|Sponsor: Sen. Damon of Hancock
|Fiscal Note Required: Yes
|Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
|Potential current biennium cost increase - General Fund
Potential current biennium cost increase - Other Special Revenue Funds
|Correctional and Judicial Impact Statements
number of divorce proceedings.
The collection of additional filing fees may also increase General Fund revenue by minor amounts.
|Fiscal Detail and Notes
|The bill may reduce Real Estate Transfer Tax collections affecting General Fund revenue and Other Special Revenue Funds revenue dedicated to the Housing Opportunities for Maine Fund. The amount of the reductions can not be determined at this time. Additionally, the bill is expected to impact eligibility and net benefits under the Maine Resident Property Tax and Rent Refund Program. The net effect on total payments can not be determined at this time. This fiscal note is based on no change to federal income tax filing status, and therefore, would have no effect on Maine individual income tax liability.